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A Description of the Lost Land of Atlantis & The Reason For Its Downfall — According To Plato (education / news / rss / )

What Happens To Someone's Brain When They Complain Too Much (education / news / rss / )

From Bond to 'Top Gun': How PC Hollywood will mess with your fave franchises in 2020 (education / news / rss / )

Richest 1% owns more than TWICE as much wealth as 6.9 billion people — Oxfam (education / news / rss / )

Discover the 4 Chambers of Your Warrior Heart: Toltec Practices to Untangle Your Old Story and Live (education / news / rss / )

Senior With Dementia is Climbing UK Music Charts After Her Caregiver Recorded Her Frank Sinatra Cove (education / news / rss / )

Men caught on camera hitching a ride on back of Baltimore bus (education / news / rss / )

More than $40,000 found inside couch purchased from thrift store (education / news / rss / )

Climate Engineering: New Film Footage Confirmation (education / news / rss / )

Hiker Captures Stunning 'Rainbow Halo' Phenomenon Atop English Mountain (Photos) (education / news / rss / )

Peru is Protecting Machu Picchu By Planting One Million Trees to Guard Against Mudslides and Fires (education / news / rss / )

Man Finally Rescued After Spending 20 Days in Alaskan Wilderness Following Cabin Fire (education / news / rss / )

Teen Discovered New Planet 6.9 Times Bigger Than Earth Just Days into NASA Internship (education / news / rss / )

After 95-Year-old is Swindled Out of $16,000 in Life Savings, Town Gets It All Back By Serving Spagh (education / news / rss / )

'Breakthrough' Device Allows Doctors to Keep Livers Outside the Body for 7 Days Instead of M (education / news / rss / )

After Couple is Mocked for Wedding Proposal at KFC, Thousands Rally To Offer Dream Wedding and Gifts (education / news / rss / )

Company Collects 80% of City's Recyclable Plastics and Turns It All into Lumber (education / news / rss / )

Nearly 100 Truck Driver 'Snow Angels' Give Rides to Hospital Workers During Winter Weather (education / news / rss / )

'Remarkable' Blood Flow Discovery Could Pave the Way to New Treatments for Dementia and Migr (education / news / rss / )

Woman Who Fostered 600 Kids in 50 Years Took in Anyone--Regardless of Age or Medical Condition (education / news / rss / )

Ohio Bald Eagle Population Has Made 'Thrilling' Recovery Since Numbering Just Four Nests Dur (education / news / rss / )

BMW Becomes First Carmaker to Join Responsible Mining Initiative Protecting Laborers and the Earth (education / news / rss / )

Lime green puppy born in North Carolina (education / news / rss / )

The Brick Bar made out of 1 million legos will come to Orlando in March (education / news / rss / )

10 Ways to Find Joy in Mundane, Boring Tasks (education / news / rss / )

A Hot Chocolate Recipe That Makes You Happy (education / news / rss / )

Think You Can't Meditate? 4 Tips to Help You (education / news / rss / )

Risk of Children's Low IQ Increases by 50% with Abused Mothers (education / news / rss / )

15 Signs You're Experiencing a Spiritual Emergency (education / news / rss / )

How to Never Be Controlled By Others Again (education / news / rss / )

Supplements 101: A Guide on Choosing the Right Vitamins (education / news / rss / )

How to Identify and Work with Your Power Animal (education / news / rss / )

Quick-Thinking Doctor Saves Man's Life Mid-Flight After Making Makeshift Catheter Out of Oxygen (education / news / rss / )

Girl Had Only Been Volunteering at Pet Shelter for Two Days When She Was Reunited With Lost Cat From (education / news / rss / )

This New LED Lamp Has Helped 90% of Its Dyslexic Users to Read 'Effortlessly (education / news / rss / )

Sustainable Sand Gives Pollution a One-Two Punch by Soaking Up Toxic Metals and Purifying Water Supp (education / news / rss / )

Longterm Recovery Rates for Anxiety Surprise Researchers (education / news / rss / )

California Woman Transforms Abandoned Lot of Land into Sanctuary for Homeless Women (education / news / rss / )

Modest Seattle Woman Donates Entire $10 Million Fortune Earned From Trading Stocks to 17 State Schoo (education / news / rss / )

Researchers On Brink of Delivering Energy-Dense Battery That Will Power Your Phone for 5 Days Straig (education / news / rss / )

After Losing Hope of Ever Finding Their Dog, Pup is Finally Found Living Like King Among Doting Pris (education / news / rss / )

Thousands of Aussies Are Heartened by Photos of Charred Landscapes Already Recovering From Bushfires (education / news / rss / )

350-pound grouper caught in Florida believed to be 50 years old (education / news / rss / )

Utah man locked inside 24 Hour Fitness gym after closing (education / news / rss / )

Book returned to Pennsylvania library nearly 40 years overdue (education / news / rss / )

SUV hits 4,000-pound artwork in Las Vegas (education / news / rss / )

'King of the Wire' to walk over active volcano in Nicaragua (education / news / rss / )

Elephant climbs 5-foot wall to steal mangoes from lodge (education / news / rss / )

Texas dog swallows metal fork with piece of pie (education / news / rss / )

Commuters in 20 cities drop trou for No Pants Subway Ride (education / news / rss / )

2019 most dangerous U.S. cities (education / news / crime / travel)

Today's front pages (education / news / / )

Cool website for news junkies: newseum/todaysfrontpages... read more

Russia-gate, explained (education / news / politics / humor)

Israel lobby (education / news / politics / )

Watch the film the Israel Lobby didn't want you to see.... read more

Barney Fife lives! (education / news / crime / )

Can you say over-reaction? 87-year-Georgia-woman Related good-to-know ... read more

Remove dog-fight-supporting politician, Steve king (education / news / politics / )

What a pinhead. "King supports dog fighting [because] "... humans are allowed to fight, so dogs should be, too." The difference, obviously, is that humans can choose whether or not to fight, and dogs cannot. Also, m... read more

Your cell phone might detect a credit card skimmer (education / news / crime / )

"When you're next to the pump, try connecting to Bluetooth, and if you see "a long string of numbers trying to connect... then that's probably not good," says Sid Miller." via ... read more

Grim [false] depiction of Russian life (education / news / politics / )

"As a top propaganda outlet pushing the New Cold War, The New York Times paints life in Russia in the darkest hues, but this one-sided depiction misses the reality of the increasingly vibrant country that Gilbert Doct... read more

Phone scam to make you say yes (education / news / crime / )

Another phone scam to be aware of ... "After the introduction comes the questions: 'can you hear me?' "All of us, our natural response is to say, yes, or sure, or yes I can," said Hughes, but she says thi... read more

Who should be in his administration (education / news / politics / )

This is cool. We can vote on who should be in his administration. Too bad he's so evil, though. ... read more

Steroid level so high in beef it's causing players to fail drug tests (education / news / politics / )

I'm sure it's just a coincidence! :) Five months after Congress voted to remove country-of-orig... read more

The whys behind the Ukraine crisis (education / news / politics / )

"Further supporting the "natural gas motive" is the fact that it was Vice President Joe Biden who demanded that President Yanukovych pull back his police on Feb. 21, a move that opened the way for the neo-Nazi militia... read more

Police arrest politician for distributing voting rights leaflets (education / news / politics / )

"I asked [the policeman] for the ordinance number [being violated], because they can't put hanDCuffs on you if they cannot tell you why they're detaining you." via ... read more

Let us vote whether money is speech (education / news / politics / )

Let us vote whether money is speech ... read more

Possible 2016 presidential candidates (education / news / politics / )

Everyone even remotely publicly thinking about running for President in 2016, in the link below. 2016 Presidential Candidat... read more

Another entry in the eternal "third party candidates can't win" debate (education / news / politics / )

We received the following email from a friend, Diane, this morning: Subject: Another entry in the eternal "third party candidate can't win" debate There's a page on Facebook, the title of which is pretty much self-explanatory. Worth l... read more

The world according to Time magazine (education / news / politics / )

The World According to TIME Magazine. For those who still read TIME magazin... read more

US is an oligarchy not a democracy, says scientific study (education / news / politics / )

US is an oligarchy not a democracy, says scientific study Of course, astute observers have known this for years. Still, it's nice to see i... read more

S.C. state senate nullifies hemp ban (education / news / politics / )

"Many hemp supporters feel that the DEA has been used as an "attack dog" of sorts to prevent competition with major industries where American-grown hemp products would create serious market competition: Cotton, Paper/... read more

Subsidizing the corporate one percent (education / news / politics / )

Subsidizing the Corporate One Percent | Good Jobs First. Apparently, those bastions of capitalism... read more

The architects of free trade really did want a world government of corporations (education / news / politics / )

Observations on Credit and Surveillance — NAFTA Origins, Part Two: The Architects of Free Trade Really Did Wa... read more

Putin-style politics could be what saves U.S. (education / news / / )

I used to think Putin was a thug/autocrat [I should say I assumed he must be, but that's what it takes sometimes.That being said, he does seem to have Russia's (and his own) interests at heart.I like what he's done to the o... read more

Washington state bill would turn off resources to NSA facility (education / news / politics / )

Cool! But I suppose the city of Yakima might in this case have veto power?"... Washington "to refuse material support, participation, or assistance to any federal agency which claims the power, or with any federal... read more

We stopped sopa, let's stop the tpp (education / news / politics / )

"The text of the agreement has been shrouded in secrecy. But we know from leaked documents that the TPP would let corporations monitor our online activities, cut off our Internet access, delete content and impose fine... read more

Icelanders overthrow government and rewrite Constitution after banking fraud (education / news / politics / )

via guardianlv/2013/12/icelanders-overthrow-government-and-rewrite-constit... read more

The fallacy of lesser evil choice (education / news / politics / )

"... the main issue here is that it is delusional if not moronic for persons who describe themselves as "progressive" to insist upon copping out to the "Lesser-Evil" candidate for fear of "losing" an election, rather ... read more

Chris Hedges: imploding the myth of Israel (education / news / politics / )

via Chris Hedges: Imploding the Myth of Israel. "... a state whose real goal is, and always has been, the transf... read more

RFK Jr. on JFK's attempts to end the cold war (education / news / politics / )

"Bolshakov smuggled a letter, the first of 21 declassified in 1993, to JFK's press secretary, Pierre Salinger, in a folded newspaper. In it, Khrushchev expressed regret about Vienna and embraced JFKs proposal for a pa... read more

Don't fall for the 90# telephone scam (education / news / crime / )

I'd never fall for this (I hope) because our only "wired" number is through the Internet, not AT&T or any major provider.Here's a link to the FCC's page: ... read more

9-11 explained in 5 minutes (education / news / politics / )

For those who still believe the official story. via 9-11 explained in 5 minutes.... read more

Simple reform could save America from Wall Street (education / news / politics / )

A Simple Reform Could Save America From Wall Street a... read more

Shocked to realize affordable health care another Obama fairy tale (education / news / politics / health)

The article's title, below in link, is misleading — which I hate no matter whose "side" you're on — but the facts/results are true. "After registering, she lamented that 'every plan is going to cost more ... read more

60 percent say fire every member of Congress (education / news / politics / )

NBC/WSJ poll: 60 percent say fire every member of Congress — First Read. ... read more

Why war with Russia is unavoidable, unless... (education / news / politics / )

"Both "conservative" Republican voters and "liberal" Democrat voters wash their consciences by blaming the other party for the evils of American politics. But they are the only ones to blame, because they keep electin... read more

WTF?? Constitution banned on Constitution day (education / news / politics / )

"Prevented from passing out free copies of the Constitution to his fellow students. Free copies. Of the Constitution. On Constitution Day." via ... read more

A politician's worst nightmare (education / news / politics / )

Be every politician's (and their henchmen's) worst nightmare, an informed citizen! Someone else has probably already said this, and said it better. Oh well, it's still true.... read more

Spot the psycho before they spot you (education / news / politics / )

Activist Post: Spot the Psycho Before They Spot You. "We hang the petty thieves, and appoint the great ones to public office." ... read more

Ruling elite destroying our economies (education / news / politics / )

... on purpose, is what he seems to be implying without saying so in so many words. ? Ruling Elite Destroying O... read more

If called to jury duty, be informed (education / news / crime / )

Click below for more info: fija "FIJA works to: Inform potential jurors of their traditional, legal authority to refuse to enforce unjust laws Info... read more

Retarded (education / news / politics / )

Obama himself says, "The odds of dying in a terrorist attack are a lot lower than they are of dying in a car accident." And he's right, for a change. Yet he/they want us all to be constantly afraid of this bogeyman, these nebulous "te... read more

Lawmakers who upheld NSA phone spying received double the cash (education / news / politics / )

"... those 217 "no" voters received twice as much campaign financing from the defense and intelligence industry as the 205 "yes" voters." via ... read more

Wouldn't it just be easier to change our foreign policy? (education / news / politics / )

via Wouldn't It Just Be Easier to Change Our Foreign Policy?. "... it would lessen the supposed need to spy on Americans, which is unacc... read more

Conspiracy theorists sane; government dupes hostile (education / news / politics / conspiracies)

Told ya! :) via New studies: 'Conspiracy theorists' sane; government dupes crazy, hostile. "... read more

How to know if your co-worker is a threat to national security (education / news / politics / )

"Essentially, pretend the Soviets won the Cold War and then conquered the United States — that's how the government is operating." via ... read more

Lies lies lies (education / news / politics / )

Lyrics from a Frank Zappa song: "You will obey me while I lead you And eat the garbage that I feed you Until the day that we don't need you Don't go for one will heed you Your mind is totally contr... read more

12 real patriots brave enough to fight for truth and justice (education / news / politics / )

via 12 Real Patriots Brave Enough to Fight for Truth and Justice | Alternet. "Who are the t... read more

How inbred elites are tearing America apart (education / news / politics / )

People are embedded in these institutions, they are blinkered in these ways that means they're making decisions outside the bounds of democratic accountability. Which can lead to corruption — like, moral transgression &mdash... read more

Ed Snowden, NSA, and fairy tales a child could see through (education / news / politics / )

"This whole Snowden affair is an op. It's the kind of op that works because people are prepared to believe anything." via ... read more

Gardasil and Cervarix don't work, are dangerous and weren't tested (education / news / politics / health)

"Dr. Diane Harper was the lead researcher in the development of the human papilloma virus vaccines, Gardasil and Cervarix. She is the latest to come forward and question the safety and effectiveness of these vaccines.... read more

Taibbi reveals smoking gun at moody's and s&p (education / news / politics / )

"Lord help our f****ing scam?.?.?.?this has to be the stupidest place I have worked at," writes one Standard & Poor's executive. "As you know, I had difficulties explaining 'HOW' we got to those numbers since there is... read more

Vaccine scandal exposes government lies (education / news / health / )

"... most of the people in America who are diagnosed by doctors with the flu have no flu virus in their bodies. So they don't have the flu." via ... read more

Thousands of companies handing over your data to NSA (education / news / politics / )

"We have become a "surveillance society", and this is exactly the sort of thing that the Fourth Amendment was supposed to protect us against. The government is only supposed to invade our privacy and investigate us wh... read more

Has the U.S. war on terror just had its Cronkite moment? (education / news / politics / )

"PRISM looks like that Cronkite moment: The moment when even the staunchest Obama supporter admits they've been taken for a ride." via ... read more

The next American revolution has already begun (education / news / politics / )

The Next American Revolution Has Already Begun: An Interview With Gar Alperovitz.... read more

Priority issues survey from Nancy Pelosi (education / news / politics / )

Got a "2013 Priority Issues Survey" from Nancy Pelosi today! First of all, I'm not a Democrat (nor a Republican). Second of all, why are they sending me actual physical mail? This is 2013, it says so right there on the survey! Direct ... read more

Why is Boston 'terrorism' but not Aurora, Sandy Hook, Tucson and Columbine? (education / news / politics / )

Glenn Greenwald asks in his latest column, "Why is Boston 'terrorism' but not Aurora, Sandy Hook, Tucson and... read more

Anger builds in Illinois at Bain's latest outsourcing plan (education / news / politics / )

'I'm sick to my stomach': anger builds in Illinois at Bain's latest outsourcing plan"The Sensata plant i... read more

Bitcoin vs. big government (education / news / politics / )

Nice! via Bitcoin vs. Big Government "Interest in Bitcoin has surged along with its valuation. Last week saw its excha... read more

The psychology of the powerful (education / news / politics / )

Instead of analysing actions, checking through the consequences of those actions and chatting through the decisions made, leaders too often rely on impulsive decision-making - and this is when hubris can set in. via ... read more

Why is socialism doing so darn well in deep red North Dakota? (education / news / politics / )

Public "social" banking works, even for otherwise "conservative" people. via ... read more

In case you thought he was your president... (education / news / politics / )

via rt/usa/monsanto-bill-blunt-agriculture-006/ "Obama signs ... read more

The confiscation scheme planned for U.S. and U.K. depositors (education / news / politics / )

"Although few depositors realize it, legally the bank owns the depositor's funds as soon as they are put in the bank. Our money becomes the bank's, and we become unsecured creditors holding IOUs or promises to... read more

What happens when the banks stay closed, Cyprus edition (education / news / politics / )

[anonymous] says: I'm sure the "powers that be" are busy buying up properties and companies in Cyprus right now, as happened here with the real estate collapse. Prices will be fixed beyond the reach of the middle class, impoverishing ... read more

George Orwell's 1984 happening before us (education / news / politics / )

Never heard of this guy before, but I'm glad people are speaking out ... at least occasionally. via Jeff Monson: US a police state, George Orwell... read more

Liberty versus security (education / news / politics / )

From zerohedge, I like this graphic showing this nation's descent ... read more

Do we really need industrial agriculture to feed the world? (education / news / politics / )

via Anna Lappé & Food MythBusters, Do we really need industrial agriculture to feed the world? In a word, no.... read more

We need a new Sherman Antitrust Act (education / news / politics / )

@holmes3804We need a new Sherman Antitrust Act! (or enforce the one we've got).Limit, b... read more

America should have a national popular vote (education / news / politics / )

The Post-Election Project: Should America Have a National Popular Vote? Seems like a good idea, ... read more

Fooling themselves (education / news / politics / )

The "elites" are adept at fooling themselves into thinking they know best.This "superiority" that they bestow upon themselves is a convenient justification for keeping "us commoners" in the dark, and keeping themselves in power.... read more

Russia ousts U.S. NGOs, fake protests peter out (education / news / politics / )

"Reuters states ... Putin ... has pushed through laws which critics say can be used to stifle dissent - tightening controls of the Internet ... and broadening the definition of treason." via ... read more

AP's dangerous Iran hoax demands an accounting and explanation (education / news / politics / )

AP's dangerous Iran hoax demands an accounting and explanation | Glenn Greenwald | Comment is free |&nbs... read more

You are the solution you've been looking for (education / news / politics / )

Instead of joining one more group, walking on [one] more march, giving to one more money bomb, sending one more breathless email about how important this issue is, do me a favor, go to the mirror and say to yourself... via ... read more

Stop calling them leaders (education / news / politics / )

These political "leaders" throughout the world, including the US, are not leaders. They're just power players.... read more

What happened to the green new deal? (education / news / politics / )

Big business would starve if deprived of state-organized central banking, transport, electricity, water, sewage, courts, zoning, police, environmental remediation, customs and labor regulation. Pick an industry and youll find tailored... read more (education / news / politics / )

Start your own petition by clicking the link below via petitions.moveon. "People Powered Petitions.There are more than 8 million MoveOn members. ... read more

Strike debt! debt resistance for the 99% (education / news / politics / )

Another great idea! via Strike Debt! Debt Resistance for the 99%. "Strike Debt is a nationwide movement of debt resisters fighting for economic justice and de... read more

Rolling jubilee (education / news / politics / )

Rolling Jubilee. Great idea! "A bailout of the people by the people Rolling Jubilee is a Strike Debt project that buys debt for pennies on the dolla... read more

People are not really awake yet to the two-party dictatorship (education / news / politics / )

via Ralph Nader - People Are Not Really Awake Yet To The Two Party Dictatorship" ""... read more

The virtual recovery (education / news / politics / )

"... the low 2011 real median household income is the summation, in most cases, of two household earners, whereas in 1967-68 one earner could produce the same real income.... when both husband and wife have to work... read more

Monsanto funded anti GMO labeling campaign (education / news / politics / )

Activist Post: Monsanto Funded Anti-GMO Labeling Campaign Gets Away with Impersonating Govt. Agencies. Corporate scum at... read more

Media, electoral system leave Americans voiceless (education / news / politics / )

Media, electoral system leave Americans voiceless - third-party candidates talk to RT... read more

Here's your sign, Mr. Ryan (education / news / politics / )

"I think Gov. Romney maybe hasn't spent enough time looking at how our military works. You mentioned the Navy, for example. And that we have fewer ships that we had in 1916. Well, governor, we also have fewer hors... read more

Tyrants (education / news / politics / )

"When the tyrant has disposed of foreign enemies by conquest or treaty, and there is nothing more to fear from them, then he is always stirring up some war or other, in order that the people may require a leader."... read more

Comedian Richard Jeni, why the left and right suck (education / news / politics / )

Comedian Richard Jeni: Why The Left & The Right Suck"... read more

Hacking democracy on YouTube (education / news / politics / )

Hacking Democracy on YouTube. "The disturbingly shocking HBO documentary HACKING DEMOCRACY bravely tangles with our nation's ills at the heart ... read more

This guy is a joke (education / news / politics / )

Here is a timeline of "dire" warnings since 1979&q... read more

Coal miners stand with Mitt because they're forced to (education / news / politics / )

via Coal Miners Stand with Mitt Because Theyre Forced To | Common Dreams."Coal miners in ... read more

The Bain legacy (education / news / politics / )

... the GOP presidential hopeful was a key architect of what has become known as the "Bain model." And as president, it can be expected that he would govern the country using the values that governed Bain Capital. see ... read more

Hey banksters, we are fully awake (education / news / politics / )

Good, short video about the banking system. via Hey Banksters: We Are Fully Awake... read more

White House removes petition with over 22,000 signatures (education / news / politics / )

Activist Post: White House removes petition with over 22,000 signatures calling for the TSA to follow the law.&q... read more

Lawmakers got inside information during 2008 financial crisis (education / news / politics / )

34 lawmakers — including Speaker of the House John Boehner — got inside information during the 20... read more

Roseanne Barr: two major parties are prostitutes for big money (education / news / politics / )

via Roseanne Barr on Presidential Run: T... read more

Senator chairing investigation of JP Morgan Chase receives contributions from same (education / news / politics / )

JP Morgan Chase Is Biggest Campaign Contributor to the Senator Who's Chairing the Investigation of JP Mor... read more

US Senators who voted to let drones shoot Americans in the streets (education / news / politics / )

Maybe. Or, this might just be another purposely "shocking" headline. "Both" sides tend to blow things out of proportion, unfortunately. via ... read more

Bush found guilty of war crimes (education / news / politics / )

Bush Found Guilty Of War Crimes Too bad nothing will come of it, but it's nice to see, anyway."In what is the first eve... read more

Thrive! (education / news / politics / )

Great video ... and idea.Thrive! " Stay informed, subscribe... read more

Unplugging Americans from the matrix (education / news / politics / )

... political elites represent only the powerful special interests that write the country's laws in exchange for funding the political campaigns of "lawmakers." via ... read more

Part 1 | hungry for change (education / news / politics / )

"This inspiring film has the power to transform your health!" — Anthony Robbins, World Renowned Peak Performance Expert. via Hungry For Change — Part 1 |&nb... read more

Hackers elect cartoon character thanks to electronic voting (education / news / politics / )

"... a cartoon character was written in and won by a landslide, thanks to the hard work of hackers ..." via Activist Pos... read more

What if democracy is bunk? (education / news / politics / )

via The Daily Bell - What If Democracy Is Bunk? "What if you are only allowed to vote because it doesn't make a d... read more

All I wanted to do was vote (education / news / politics / )

Indiana OfficialWorried About Voter Fraud Is Convicted of Voter Fraud "Irony Still Not Dead Dept: Indiana's ousted top elections of... read more

Judge Napolitano: how to get fired from Fox Business in under 5 mins (education / news / politics / )

Judge Napolitano — How to get fired from Fox Business in under 5 mins.... read more

Result not even close to the actual vote (education / news / politics / )

RP Supporter Chairman of Belfast Maine Caucus Calls State GOP to Confirm Vote Tally, result "not even close" to the actual vote! "It's not the votes that count, it's who counts the votes." — JosefStalin... read more

1930s Chicago Plan vs. American monetary policy (education / news / politics / )

from The 1930?s Chicago Plan Vs. The American Monetary Act. "If the purpose of money and credit were t... read more

Taxpayers lose $1.3 billion as gov't exits chrysler (education / news / politics / )

via Taxpayers lose $1.3 billion as gov't exits Chrysler "U.S. taxpayers likely lost $1.3 billion in the gover... read more

Tennessee begins to push back against NDAA tyranny (education / news / politics / )

Some possible good news, for a change:"... any federal law purporting to require local or state law enforcement agencies to act at the direction of the federal government or the United States military is beyond th... read more

Voters' idea, replace Congress (education / news / politics / )

Voters' Idea: Replace Congress — Washington Wire — WSJ."Finally, there's ... read more

Newt Gingrich promises Palin a presidential appointment (education / news / politics / )

Newt Gingrich Promises Palin a Presidential Appointment and Commit... read more

Internet censorship (education / news / politics / )

We were protesting SOPA and PIPA. The latest attempt is CISPA. Click here for more info: ... read more

Could you pass a U.S. citizenship test? (education / news / politics / )

Applicants must get 6 answers out of 10 in an oral exam to pass the test. via Could you pass a US citizenship te... read more

Don't mute Newt (education / news / politics / )

The candidacy of Newt Gingrich presents a historic opportunity for a new, bigger form of failure that could clarify to most Americans just how broken the electoral system is. via ... read more

Congress is repealing the Constitution (education / news / politics / )

Paul Craig Roberts: Congress is Repealing the Constitution : Information Clearing House."There is a bill in the Senate that is a... read more

Down the path of increasingly repressive measures (education / news / politics / )

"Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to a... read more

Link between earthquakes and hydraulic fracturing (education / news / politics / )

"... injecting water into deep rock formations causes earthquakes ..."via ... read more

Finally, a judge stands up to Wall Street (education / news / politics / )

"... everybody had to be on board in order for a lot of these fraud schemes to work." via ... read more

How the U.S. government secretly reads your email (education / news / politics / )

via How the US Government Secretly Reads Your Email "Somewhere, a US government official is reading through a list of those who sent or rec... read more

Times sues government for refusing to reveal its interpretation of Patriot Act (education / news / politics / )

What sort of democracy are we living in when the government can refuse to even say how it's interpreting its own law? That's not democracy at all. "We've been covering for a while now how Senators Ron Wyden and Mark ... read more

Foreign policy hypocrisy (education / news / politics / )

Copied from Liberty Underground: "Thirteen doctors and nurses who treated anti-government protesters during demonstrations in Bahrain earlier this ye... read more

Is this the sanest man running for president? (education / news / politics / )

Gary Johnson, Republican Presidential Candidate: Politics: GQ... read more

Brzezinski opens up (education / news / politics / )

veteranstoday/2011/09/19/brzezinski-opens-up-the-last-american-cowboy/ "He goes two steps furthe... read more

Rick Perry's Gardasil problem (education / news / politics / health)

... his former chief of staff was a lobbyist for Merck and ... his chief of staff's mother-in-law ... was the state director of an advocacy group bankrolled by ... read more

Super committee members super corrupt (education / news / politics / )

rawstory/rs/2011/08/18/wall-street-firms-donated-11-2-million-to-me... read more

Why borrow when you can print your own money? (education / news / politics / )

Why is the US Government borrowing money at interest from a private bank (the Fed) when Article 1, Section 8 of the US Constitution allows the US Government to create its own money, interest-free?... read more

Welfare for the rich (education / news / politics / )

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Mayors of America Unite to tell Obama and Congress: End the Wars and Keep The Money at Home."Any nation that year after... read more

Life behind bars for Bernanke (education / news / politics / )

James Grant: Life Behind Bars For Bernanke — Home — The Daily Bail."Ben S. Bernanke doesn't know how l... read more

Ellsberg: all the crimes Nixon committed against me are now legal (education / news / politics / )

Ellsberg: All the crimes Nixon committed against me are now legal"Pentagon Papers l... read more

Top 10 corrupt politicians of 2010 (education / news / politics / )

via Top 10 Corrupt Politicians of 2010 | Economy Watch. "Judicial Watch released its 2010 list o... read more

Nancy Pelosi posts questionable chart on debt (education / news / politics / )

"Debt vs. debt as a percentage of GDP: Some economists will tell you that it's not the size of the debt per se, but rather the size of the debt relative to the nation's gross domestic product. This helps m... read more

Battling the corporate elite (education / news / politics / )

... one major role of the US government in the corporatocracy is to serve as a scapegoat to deflect rebellion against the corporate elite. via ... read more

Florida cuts unemployment benefits to pay for corporate tax cut (education / news / politics / )

Florida Cuts Unemployment Benefits To Pay For Corporate Tax Cut. I used to work for this jackass at Columbia/... read more

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via Chris Hedges: Corporatist America "A battle over the budget is closing our schools, our libraries, firing our t... read more

This can be our moment (education / news / politics / )

"... we need to go on offense and make Wall Street pay for the trillions it stole from us." via This... read more

So that's what they mean by the "war on poverty" (education / news / politics / )

"Minnesota Republicans are pushing legislation that would make it a crime for people on public assistance to have more $20 in cash in their pockets any given month." ... read more

The skeleton closet (education / news / politics / )

The Skeleton Closet.Good stuff! "All the Scandals on All the Candidates for President —Since 1995— Because character DOES matter. ... read more

US foreclosures in new legal trouble (education / news / politics / )

US foreclosures in new legal trouble.And remember those politicians who are in the banks' back pocket (hint:it's most of them)."Backing a... read more

Senate bill 5... first they came for the trade unionists (education / news / politics / )

The tyrants of the Left and Right like Stalin and Hitler had to destroy trade unionism in order to create totalitarian governments. Independent labor unions are an essential countervailing power in a democratic society. Unions allow p... read more

Our only political party has two right wings (education / news / politics / )

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U.S. officials pushed products deemed uNSAfe by China (education / news / politics / )

U.S. officials pushed products deemed unsafe by China"When it comes to protecting consumers,... read more

What a liberal media might look like (education / news / politics / )

via What a 'Liberal Media' Might Look Like. "Editor's Note: For decades now, the American Right has pushed the myth [it's not a myth] that... read more

Homeland Security claims the right to take your valuables (education / news / politics / )

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Gov. kills immigration laws in name of economic growth (education / news / politics / )

Last Updated: Fri, 01/07/2011 - 5:11pm Rhode Islands new governor has killed crucial measures to crack down on illegal immigration for the sake of statewide economic ... read more

Taxpayers finance Pelosi's lavish Hawaiian farewell (education / news / politics / )

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Decision to seize control of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (education / news / politics / )

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Committee will not punish Sen. Dodd for corrupt real estate deal (education / news / politics / )

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Feds blow off recovering $643 mil in fraudulent payments (education / news / politics / )

via judicialwatch/blog/2011/01/feds-blow-off-recovering-643-mil-in-fraudulent-payments/ ... read more

TSA persecutes critics, ignores security threats (education / news / politics / transportation)

via judicialwatch/blog/2010/12/tsa-persecutes-critics-ignores-security-threats/ "While the ... read more

TSA misses guns, bombs in tests (education / news / politics / )

Last Updated: Mon, 12/20/2010 - 12:48pmWhile the government agency responsible for securing the nations transportation system harasses honest citizens with invasive, genital-groping personal searches, guns and bombs re... read more

TSA misses luggage that explodes after flight (education / news / politics / )

Last Updated: Wed, 12/29/2010 - 1:18pmDespite a $98 million infusion for state-of-the-art baggage screening machines, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) somehow missed a suitcase filled with explosives... read more

Quantitative easing explained (education / news / politics / )

dailybail/home/absolute-genius-make-this-go-viral-quantitative-easing-expla.html"The truth ... read more

GOP taps 'Prince of Pork' to lead spending committee (education / news / politics / )

By Staff, Fox< NewsDecember 10, 2010Republicans who captured the House last month in part on the strength of a promise to rein in government spending have tapped a veteran lawmaker known as the "prince of... read more

A sordid, unethical tale (education / news / politics / )

By Editorial Staff, New York Times December 6, 2010 The Department of Justice has ended a criminal investigation without making charges in the case of Senator John Ensign, his mistress and the conveniently doled-o... read more

City creates alternate banking system for illegal aliens (education / news / politics / )

While local governments work to curb the ravaging effect of illegal immigration, a major U.S. city is helping its undocumented aliens by creating an alternative banking system and giving them official government identification cards.... read more

Stronger magnifying glass needed (education / news / politics / )

Previous argument/post, continued: FIRST POINT OF VIEW: Yes, it's an excellent justification for not paying attention to what is going on in politics right now.I think W. proved very nicely that they are NOT all alike, and no... read more

Third world America, here we come? (education / news / politics / )

ONE POINT OF VIEW: Thanks to the Tea Party, and to all of you who voted to "throw the bums out".We have far worse bums now. nytimes... read more

Is this not treason? (education / news / politics / )

By his own admission, Cantor appears to be a traitorous dumb ass: crooksandliars/susie-madrak/his-own-standard-did-eri... read more

We are ruled by huge corporate monopolies (education / news / politics / )

from Chris Hedges on TruthDig: We are ruled by huge corporate monopolies that replica... read more

In new Orleans debate, Sen. Vitter admits to serious sins (education / news / politics / )

via thehill/blogs/ballot-box/senate-races/126193-sen-vitter-admits-t... read more

Political compass test (education / news / politics / )

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Election guide for election haters (education / news / politics / )

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Never re-elect anyone (education / news / politics / )

Fresh start! Reboot! Recycle! Whatever you want to call it. Sure, the 5% who are good will have to find a real job for 2-6 years, but they can run again next time. It'll keep them from screwing up the economy because they know t... read more

Blue dog Democrats (education / news / politics / )

The nickname is an insult to dogs.Vote out anyone of these people who voted for doctors while at the same time voting against the unemployed. ... read more

Vote out anyone who supports these bogus wars (education / news / politics / )

These aren't wars for "freedom." They're wars for resources, drugs and profit. It's war for the sake of war. I feel sorry for the troops, who are just political and corporate pawns. ... read more

Rep alan grayson introduces the war is making you poor act (education / news / politics / )

Rep Alan Grayson Introduces the War Is Making You Poor Act May 21, 2010 - Uploaded by Alan Grayson Grayson v. Broun on the Constitution ... Watch the Speech the Republicans Don't Want You to See ... read more

Identity theft protection (education / news / crime / )

Attorney's Advice - No Charge Read this and make a copy for your files in case you need to refer to it someday. Maybe we should all take some of his advice! A corporate attorney sent the following out to the employees in... read more

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